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Welcoming the rain

Raindrops splash in a puddle outside Borders bookstore on University Avenue in Palo Alto Friday. A red glow from the Borders...

Original post made on Feb. 17, 2009
Last comment by bruce, on Feb 17, 2009 at 6:26 pm | 3 comments | 2260 Views

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Anyone feel an earthquake just now, 9:43 pm, Sat?

Just checking. Just felt a big earth tremor and heard a bang, but no lamps are swinging. What was it? ...

Original post made by Tremor? on Feb. 28, 2009
Last comment by Tremor, on Mar 2, 2009 at 11:35 am | 3 comments | 2344 Views

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Carly Fiorina undergoes breast-cancer surgery

Carly Fiorina had breast-cancer surgery performed on Monday at Stanford Hospital and has a good prognosis for a full recovery,...

Original post made on Mar. 3, 2009
Last comment by Resident, on Mar 6, 2009 at 10:32 pm | 3 comments | 2367 Views

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Raging Grannies rock Cinequest film festival

The Raging Grannies hit the silver screen this weekend as local filmmaker Pam Walton premieres her new documentary on the...

Original post made on Mar. 5, 2009
Last comment by Granny G, on Mar 7, 2009 at 9:17 pm | 3 comments | 2343 Views

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Comcast Customers: ?Notified of Switch to Digital April 1, 2009

This is to Comcast customers. Have you receiving anything in the mail from Comcast about the change to digital? I was told...

Original post made by nat on Mar. 14, 2009
Last comment by nat, on Mar 18, 2009 at 12:55 pm | 3 comments | 2089 Views

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Hate Zone

Does anyone actually think that posting a "no hate zone" sign is going to deter someone from committing a hate crime? Don't...

Original post made by Carol Zink on Mar. 21, 2009
Last comment by Sean, on Mar 21, 2009 at 8:49 pm | 3 comments | 2059 Views

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Wave of the future

Stacey Yates knew she wanted her business, Skin Spirit, to become more environmentally friendly, but the director of the...

Original post made on Mar. 27, 2009
Last comment by Inherent pollution of botox, on Apr 8, 2009 at 12:27 pm | 3 comments | 3360 Views

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Our Town: 'Three Angels'

Among friends, I'm known to share music I like. Read the full story here http://www.PaloAltoOnline.com/weekly/story.php?story_id=10720...

Original post made on Apr. 3, 2009
Last comment by anne bergman, on Apr 13, 2009 at 10:53 am | 3 comments | 2320 Views

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No bike racks at our sports parks

I have just returned from Hoover Park and was surprised to find that there is no safe place to lock bikes. Many of the players...

Original post made by Sport Family on Apr. 11, 2009
Last comment by Sports Family, on Apr 12, 2009 at 9:42 am | 3 comments | 2014 Views

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Giant sculpture to get its own park in Palo Alto

A huge modern, bent-steel sculpture at San Antonio Road and Alma Street will be moved two blocks to its own "pocket park,"...

Original post made on Apr. 17, 2009
Last comment by Gus L., on Apr 18, 2009 at 11:07 pm | 3 comments | 2160 Views

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Comcast digital switchover/Expanded Basic

I've been getting conflicting information and haven't gotten the Comcast box yet for the switch, which I'm told by a Comcast...

Original post made by nat on May. 1, 2009
Last comment by Elizabeth, on May 15, 2009 at 5:51 pm | 3 comments | 3295 Views

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Gardening for the birds

Read the full story here http://www.PaloAltoOnline.com/news/show_story.php?id=12331 posted Tuesday, May 12, 2009, 11:21...

Original post made on May. 13, 2009
Last comment by Grace, on May 21, 2009 at 9:19 am | 3 comments | 2670 Views

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Maybe A Silly Question ... Embarcadero & Alma Underpass

I used to walk under the Alma/Embarcadero underpass to go to high school when I was a kid. I always thought the massive...

Original post made by Bruce on May. 14, 2009
Last comment by bruce, on May 25, 2009 at 3:54 am | 3 comments | 2140 Views

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how pure is palo alto tap water?

Is there anyplace I can see an analysis of our tap water? Is it worth it or recommended to buy one of those water filter...

Original post made by water drinker on May. 30, 2009
Last comment by thirsty, on May 31, 2009 at 9:37 pm | 3 comments | 3050 Views

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Sick of it: little people getting screwed again

I am so sick of hearing about how the city employees have it good. The private sector had it good until everything fell in...

Original post made by me on Jul. 1, 2009
Last comment by Not envious, on Jul 3, 2009 at 8:29 am | 3 comments | 1805 Views

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The pursuit of happiness on the Fourth

Staying home for a holiday weekend has its perks. With a range of Fourth of July events nearby, locals can celebrate our...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2009
Last comment by Penny, on Jul 2, 2009 at 1:40 pm | 3 comments | 2518 Views

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Firefighters contain five-alarm Menlo Park blaze

Firefighters battled a five-alarm fire Thursday night at a structure containing three townhouses at 15 Susan Gale Court in...

Original post made on Jul. 17, 2009
Last comment by Steve B., on Jul 17, 2009 at 8:57 pm | 3 comments | 2077 Views

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Monta Loma

When Janice Heiler and her husband faced retirement, they considered leaving their home in the Monta Loma neighborhood of...

Original post made on Jul. 18, 2009
Last comment by HP address, on Oct 26, 2009 at 10:33 pm | 3 comments | 3240 Views

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Online editors: Can you send me a copy of the post of mine you deleted so I can learn?

RE: The thread on the passing of Cronkite.."Most trusted man".. You deleted a commment of mine in line with several others...

Original post made by Perspective on Jul. 21, 2009
Last comment by Tyler Hanley, on Jul 21, 2009 at 2:33 pm | 3 comments | 1866 Views

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scars on the hills

Why are our green hills balding, Committee For Green Foothills?...

Original post made by Sarah on Jul. 28, 2009
Last comment by Rick, on Jul 30, 2009 at 11:43 am | 3 comments | 1865 Views
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